Eric Holder, the man who allegedly murdered late rapper Nipsey Hussle, was indicted by a Grand Jury and faced new charges on Tuesday, May 21. L.A. County District Attorney previously charged Holder with four crimes, including premeditated murder. The D.A. had the case revisited by a Grand Jury which indicted him on murder, two counts of attempted murder, and possession of a firearm by a felon.
The Grand Jury added two counts of assault with a firearm against Holder for the victims who did not die. According to TMZ, the D.A. chose to go to the Grand Jury when they had already charged Holder to skip the preliminary hearing. The D.A.’s office will not say why they decided to jump the preliminary hearing-which a judge must find probable cause of a crime to make the defendant stand trial but, at times done if there’s an issue with the evidence.
Holder allegedly shot and killed Nipsey in front of his The Marathon Clothing Store on March 31. Allegedly, Holder pistol-whipped a man one hour before Nipsey was fatally shot. Two women submitted statements to the D.A.’s office saying Holder attacked their male friend. The two women claimed that Holder accused their friend of selling him “laced marijuana.”